The first handbag is handwoven in the Saltillo style by master weaver Erasto ‘Tito” Mendoza. Tito was invited to participate in the Santa Fe International Folk Art Expo this summer. His work is very fine and quite extraordinary. The hand braided strap is 50″ long and the purse body is 9″x10-1/2″ I am offering this bag at $165 plus shipping.
The second bag is a multi-color extravanganza from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. The bag measures 14″ wide by 11″ long and the strap is 16″. I am offering it at $175 plus shipping.
The third bag is handwoven and naturally dyed by a friend Rocio in Teotitlan del Valle. It is made with palo de campeche dye which is the bark of a tree that yields a soft lavender. It is interwoven with natural gray and white undyed wool. The bag is 10″ x 14″ and has a zipper closure. The leather straps are 26″ long. I am offering this at $85.
The fourth bag is handwoven on a backstrap loom in the village of Santo Tomas Jalieza by the Navarro Gomez Sisters. It is 100% cotton and features figures of deer, eagles and lions, in red, black and yellow. The bag is 10″ x 13″ and the strap is 42″ long making this a very comfortable shoulder bag. It is $55.
The fifth bag is woven at the Bii Dauu Cooperative in Teotitlan del Valle. It has a zipper closure and is made entirely of handspun naturally dyed wool using two shades of cochineal. The bag is 13″ x 10″ and the strap is 27″ long. It is $65.
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